Redarguing
Redargue Red*ar"gue (r?d*?r"g?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Redargued} (-g?d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Redarguing}.] [L. redarguere; pref. red-, re- re- + arguere to accuse, charge with: cf. F. r['e]darguer.] To disprove; to refute; toconfute; to reprove; to convict. [Archaic] [1913 Webster]

How shall I . . . suffer that God should redargue me at doomsday, and the angels reproach my lukewarmness? --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster]

Now this objection to the immediate cognition of external objects has, as far as I know, been redargued in three different ways. --Sir W. Hamilton. [1913 Webster]


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  • Redargue — Red*ar gue (r?d*?r g?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Redargued} ( g?d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Redarguing}.] [L. redarguere; pref. red , re re + arguere to accuse, charge with: cf. F. r[ e]darguer.] To disprove; to refute; toconfute; to reprove; to convict.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Redargued — Redargue Red*ar gue (r?d*?r g?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Redargued} ( g?d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Redarguing}.] [L. redarguere; pref. red , re re + arguere to accuse, charge with: cf. F. r[ e]darguer.] To disprove; to refute; toconfute; to reprove; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Redargution — Red ar*gu tion (r?d ?r*g? sh?n), n. [L. redargutio.] The act of redarguing; refutation. [Obs. or R.] Bacon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • redargue — redargution, n. /ri dahr gyooh/, v.t., redargued, redarguing. Archaic. to prove wrong or invalid; disprove; refute. [1350 1400; ME redarguen to rebuke ( < OF redargüer) < L redarguere, equiv. to red RED + arguere to ARGUE] * * * …   Universalium

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